Fazli AzeemQazi Fazli Azeem is Pakistan’s first & South Asia’s only International self advocate for the Autism Spectrum since 2006. He has presented at Autism Conferences and ASD workshops in Pakistan (2006-2012), India (2008), Qatar (2008), UK (2008) and Bangladesh (2009). He was the honorary Director for community services at the Rotary Club of Karachi Frere Town and led the national Autism awareness day campaigns in Pakistan since it started in 2008. He spoke at a panel at the United Nations in NY on World Autism Awareness Day 2013. His Interviews have been distributed through International print, cable and online media. He served on the Advisory Board of “Artpreneurs for Change”, Pakistan’s pilot “Art-Therapy for special needs” teacher training program, a US State Department’s Alumni Engagement Fund project. Before coming to the US in 2012, Azeem was a senior lecturer for design at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture at Karachi, Pakistan. He represented IVS in a national consortium of universities who won the 2011 bid for the World Bank’s mLab South Asia mobile application design, education and research project. Azeem is here in the US till June 2014 through the US State Department’s Fulbright Scholarship, for his MFA (Communication Design) at MassArt’s Dynamic Media Institute and researched creative learning technologies & platforms at the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group.

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